HyperDic: wolf

English > 6 senses of the word wolf / Wolf:
NOUNanimalwolfany of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
person Wolf, Hugo WolfAustrian composer (1860-1903)
person Wolf, Friedrich August WolfGerman classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)
person wolf, woman chaser, skirt chaser, mashera man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women
person wolf, beast, savage, brute, wildcata cruelly rapacious person
VERBconsumptionwolf, wolf downeat hastily
wolf / Wolf > pronunciation
Soundswuh'lf
RhymesBeowulf ... Woolf: 6 rhymes with uhlf...
English > wolf: 6 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs.
Member ofCanis, genus Canistype genus of the Canidae
Narrowercoyote, prairie wolf, brush wolf, Canis latranssmall wolf native to western North America
red wolf, maned wolf, Canis rufus, Canis nigerReddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America
timber wolf, grey wolf, gray wolf, Canis lupusA wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North America
white wolf, Arctic wolf, Canis lupus tundrarumwolf of Arctic North America having white fur and a black-tipped tail
wolf pup, wolf cubA young wolf
Broadercanine, canidAny of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Spanishloba, lobo
Catalanllop
Adjectiveslupineof or relating to or characteristic of wolves
wolflike, wolfishresembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf
English > Wolf: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAustrian composer (1860-1903).
SynonymHugo Wolf
Instance ofcomposersomeone who composes music as a profession
SpanishHugo Wolf, Wolf
CatalanHugo Wolf
English > Wolf: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningGerman classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824).
SynonymFriedrich August Wolf
Instance ofclassicist, classical scholarA student of ancient Greek and Latin
SpanishFriedrich August Wolf
CatalanFriedrich August Wolf
English > wolf: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women.
Synonymswoman chaser, skirt chaser, masher
Broaderwomanizer, womaniser, philandererA man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
English > wolf: 6 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA cruelly rapacious person.
Synonymsbeast, savage, brute, wildcat
Broaderattacker, aggressor, assailant, assaultersomeone who attacks
Spanishanimal, bárbaro, bestia, bruto, fiera, salvaje
Catalananimal, bèstia, fera, salvatge
English > wolf: 6 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningEat hastily.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey wolf more bread
Example"The teenager wolfed down the pizza"
Synonymwolf down
Broadereattake in solid food
Spanishdevorar, zamparse
Catalancruspir-se, devorar

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